During World War Two, thousands of young flyers lost their lives in training accidents on Canada's soil. Read more about this on Wartime Wednesdays by clicking this link: http://elinorflorence.com/blog/118474
Here a Cessna Crane with two students aboard had an engine failure over the training base in Claresholm, Alberta. The aircraft dived straight into the barracks. Nine airmen were injured; mercifully, nobody was killed. This photo is taken from the excellent website managed by the Bomber Command Museum in Nanton, Alberta.
These two Harvards didn't even get into the air. They collided on the ground in Summerside, Prince Edward Island on April The photograph is from the Jack McNulty Collection belonging to the Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association.